- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increases
June 18 2013 8:54 PM ET
NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.3 percent in April to 123.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in March, and a 0.4 percent increase in February.
At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Australia, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.3 percent in April to 122.9 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in March, and a 0.3 percent increase in February.
- Veris Gold Corp. elects nine-member board
June 18 2013 8:30 PM ET
Toronto Stock Exchange: VG
VANCOUVER, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF)
(Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) is pleased to announce that shareholders approved all resolutions
brought before them at the Company's Annual General Meeting (the "AGM")
held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 18, 2013.
- Intercept Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
June 18 2013 8:25 PM ET
NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel bile acid therapeutics to treat chronic liver diseases, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 1,730,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $33.01 per share. In addition, Intercept has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 259,500 shares of common stock.
- kathy ireland Worldwide® debuts at the Licensing Expo 2013
June 18 2013 8:25 PM ET
LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- kathy ireland Worldwide® will debut at this year's Licensing Expo, Booth# L81. Ireland was the keynote speaker at last year's Expo. Those responsibilities are assumed this year by Gwyneth Paltrow.
To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62179-kathy-ireland-worldwide-debuts-at-the-licensing-expo-2013
- Charlotte Private Investigators, Martin D. Fragale Investigations Recently Launch Website
June 18 2013 8:17 PM ET
- Jawbone Unveils Special Edition Orange UP Band to Support the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
June 18 2013 8:15 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jawbone®, a leader and innovator in smart audio devices and wearable technology, today announced a Special Edition Orange UP® band in support of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, an organization dedicated to helping kids develop lifelong, healthy habits in an effort to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity.
- cdsavoia displayed on Samsung 85" Ultra HD TV at Soho House Hollywood
June 18 2013 8:15 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- cdsavoia was displayed at the unveiling of the first ever 85" Class Ultra HD Samsung TV at the Soho House in Los Angeles last night.
cdsavoia makes 4 minute movies on creative people in fine art, fashion, wine, design and music.
If you have the technical capabilities to experience 4k, download or view this sample of cdsavoia's 4k footage: http://www.cdsavoia.com/4k.mp4
- House Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Conforms Law to Modern Science
June 18 2013 8:09 PM ET
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised the passage of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) on the House floor today. Despite President Obama's veto threat, FRC calls on the Senate to pass legislation to stop the inhumane painful abortion of unborn children 20 weeks and older.
FRC President Tony Perkins said of the vote:
- Families of Children with Medically Complex Conditions Hit Capitol Hill to Address Medicaid's Role in Child Health
June 18 2013 7:56 PM ET
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participants in the Children's Hospital Association's Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day – 36 child patients and their families – convene today through Thursday on Capitol Hill to deliver an important message to their members of Congress: at a time when access to care is improving for millions of adults, don't forget the kids.
- Tango Launches New Content Platform, Expanding Services Into Entertainment
June 18 2013 7:50 PM ET
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tango, an all-in-one messaging app with more than 120 million members, of which almost half are based in North America, today launched a platform that stems from strategic partnerships with mobile application developers in the gaming industry. The launch signals a companywide strategic step forward from a leading messaging app into a broad-based ecosystem combining communications and entertainment.
- Leo Burnett Worldwide Wins 18 Cannes Lions In Media And Outdoor
June 18 2013 7:49 PM ET
CANNES, France, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Worldwide kicked off day two of the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity by breaking its overall shortlist record with 193 nominations, compared to 173 total shortlisted campaigns in 2012. The network also added four gold, four silver and ten bronze awards to the tally at tonight's Media, Mobile, Innovation and Outdoor ceremony, bringing the overall total to 28 Cannes Lions.
- Universal Protection Service Acquires the Manned Security Guard Division of Boyd & Associates
June 18 2013 7:38 PM ET
SANTA ANA, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired the manned security guard division of Boyd & Associates and expanded their presence within the state of California.
- Wave of Protests Around the World Calls for Tougher Stand Against Dictatorship in Belarus
June 18 2013 7:38 PM ET
LONDON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Belarusian activists are staging public protests in different European and US cities over the summer to call attention to the issue and to petition the EU and the US to increase the sanctions and cut off the flow of our money to the dictatorial regime of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals Prices Public Offering Of Common Shares
June 18 2013 7:25 PM ET
- Wende Museum Collection Stirs Controversy at 55th Venice Biennale
June 18 2013 7:15 PM ET
VENICE, Italy, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wende Museum recently acquired a significant collection of early post-Soviet stock vouchers, privatization certificates, and Ponzi scheme coupons that dominated alternative currencies of the early 1990s in Russia. Vouchers and certificates, given to workers at the various factories and collectives as ownership shares, were bought or otherwise obtained by Russian businessmen who would be become known as The Oligarchs, including Mikhail Chernoi , Oleg Deripaska, Boris Berezovsky, and Roman Abramovich.
- Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Announces Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2013 and Provides Portfolio Update
June 18 2013 7:10 PM ET
OLD GREENWICH, Conn., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE: EARN) (the "Company") today announced that its Board of Trustees has declared a dividend for the second quarter of 2013 of $0.14 per share, payable on July 26, 2013, to common shareholders of record as of June 28, 2013. This dividend reflects the Company's forecast of its approximate Core Earnings for the two month period commencing on the pricing of its initial public offering on May 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2013.
- 72nd Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income
June 18 2013 7:07 PM ET
ESCONDIDO, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE:O), today announced its board of directors has declared an increase in the company's common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.1815417 per share from $0.1812292 per share. The dividend is payable on July 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as of July 1, 2013. This is the 72nd dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994.
- Realty Income Declares Preferred Stock Monthly Dividends
June 18 2013 7:04 PM ET
ESCONDIDO, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE:O), today announced that its Board of Directors declared dividends on the Company's Monthly Income Class E and Class F preferred stock. The monthly dividends on the Class E and Class F preferred stock are payable on July 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as of July 1, 2013. The monthly dividend amount on the Class E preferred stock is $0.140625 per share, for an annualized amount of $1.6875 per share.
- Cicero closes deal to build Wal-Mart Super Store
June 18 2013 7:02 PM ET
CICERO, Ill., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Town President Larry Dominick and officials of Arkansas-based Wal-Mart formally closed an agreement Tuesday to build a Wal-Mart Super Center on the eastern half of the former Sportsman's racetrack.
Under the contract, Wal-Mart will pay $7.5 million for 24.67 acres of land at the former racetrack to construct a 190,000 sq. ft. Super Center.
President Dominick said the sale was achieved without any tax or TIF incentives from Cicero taxpayers but will bring huge benefits to the community.
- Northrop Grumman Delivers First AQS-24A Airborne Mine-hunting Vehicle to Japan
June 18 2013 7:00 PM ET
ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered the first of four AQS-24A airborne mine-hunting vehicles to the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) for deployment on Japan's new MCH-101 helicopter platform.